Nikki & Jordan's elopement at Lake Louise brought me immense joy. Every woman should be so lucky to have a husband who looks at them the way Jordan looks at Nikki...he simply adores her. He couldn't take his eyes off her. Nikki and Jordan are quick to laugh with each other and I loved being around their excitement. They hadn't been to Lake Louise before their wedding week and I really enjoyed getting to witness how they took it all in and talked about the beauty before them. Lake Louise was showing off and even provided a woodland wedding crasher in the form of a Richardson's Ground Squirrel who very nearly witnessed the vows on top of Nikki's train. We could hear the ground squirrels squeaking throughout the ceremony and birds singing overhead, the hot sun brought out the scents of the woods and the cool breeze from the lake felt amazing. A loud crack of thunder added a touch of drama and made us feel grateful for the beautiful day we were given. Although the rain storm the night before brought with it a double rainbow for Nikki & Jordan to witness. Nikki & Jordan's private ceremony in a meadow with a view of the Victoria Glacier was followed by loud cheers, clapping and words of congratulations as we walked along the shoreline. It felt so joyful walking with the newlyweds who were met with such kindness & genuine joy in seeing the bride and groom.

We started with a First Look before walking to the meadow where they would officially become Mr & Mrs.

Can you spot the Woodland Wedding Crasher? It made it feel like we were in a Disney movie.

Their First Kiss looked as though it took place in front of a painting.

Robin White gave Nikki & Jordan a beautiful ceremony filled with warmth, humour and connection. It was really special to witness.

Look to the far right do you see the wedding crasher?


Hello my name is Kirstie and I am a wedding photographer who specializes in photographing weddings & elopements in Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise & Emerald Lake. I’ve been photographing mountain weddings since 2004 and feel very lucky to call this place home. I live in Canmore with my husband Kevin and our 3 rescue dogs Mabel, Olive & Bandit.